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The Pentagon will dramatically increase its cyber-security staff to counter threats against US government computer networks, according to media reports.
Cyber Command currently has 900 staff members, both military and civilian.
Defense officials told the Washington Post, which first reported the staff increase, that the Pentagon had approved an expansion to 4,900 troops and civilians.
US Cyber Command, established three years ago, could grow as much as fivefold over the next few years.
CLEVELAND, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- SecureState, a leader in information security assessments and protection services today announced a Collaborative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Under this union, SecureState will work closely with DHS to improve the nation's overall computer network defense posture.